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* 1. Host:

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* 2. Why did you want to participate in Poetry Express?

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* 3. What surprised you about participating in Poetry Express?

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* 4. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the workshop and event?

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Reading and discussing poetry with a group helped me gain perspectives I might not have had if I read it alone.
Poetry Express provided an interesting way to reflect about my town/community.
I feel a sense of connection with the other people in my workshop because of this experience.
The public event helped me to feel more connected to my community even though we weren't all in the same room together.
I learned new information about resources available at the Maine State Library.
I'm happy I participated in this virtual session.

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* 5. Tell us about the preparatory workshop with your visiting poet. How did it go? Did you learn from the poet? What could be improved next time?

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* 6. Would you have liked an additional workshop focused on writing and performing your own poetry?

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* 7. Tell us about the public event, how did it go?

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* 8. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements about your performance?

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I am an experienced reader/performer of poetry.
I felt confident in my ability to read/perform poetry before participating in Poetry Express.
I had never read or performed poetry before this event.
The visiting poet helped me built confidence in reading/performing my poem.
I had enough time to prepare.
The visiting poet gave valuable performance tips and feedback.
I felt confident the night of the event.
I felt that my performance went well.

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* 9. What device did you use to participate in these two events? (Check all that apply.)

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* 10. Did you experience any technological challenges? Please Explain.

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* 11. What else should we know?

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